Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting with two victims at University Ridge Apartments at approximately 1:05 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, the officer entered the apartment where the incident occurred and spotted the first victim lying on the floor in the back bedroom of the apartment. The victim was severely bleeding from his right thigh due to …

Murfreesboro Police responded to Baymont Inn and Suites on Armory Drive to assist a shooting victim on Sunday morning at approximately 6 a.m. The victim was found in a grassy area near the hotel fitness center. He informed the officer that he had been shot in the midsection. The victim was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting at King’s Hookah Lounge on Middle Tennessee Boulevard at approximately 11:57 p.m. on Saturday evening. One of the two victims was a student at MTSU. Upon arrival, the dispatched officer was met by the lounge’s private security guard who was asking for assistance inside the building. Before they reached …

Photo and Story by Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News Editor Sugaree’s is a small boutique in Murfreesboro’s public square, home to internationally designed outfits, jewelry crafted by independent artists and a rowdy group of deceased gamblers who haunt the place. Stacy Higdon is the proud owner of Sugaree’s, and its “certified haunted” status indicated by …

The body of Dreyll Lamont Keeley, a 19-year-old MTSU student, was found by Murfreesboro Police near Mercury Boulevard and Dill Lane on Sunday evening. Detectives identified Keeley on Monday. Keeley was a sophomore studying business at the university. MTPD detectives believe Keeley’s injuries were self-inflicted, but this has yet to be confirmed by an official autopsy. …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive Governor Bill Haslam announced widespread changes for Tennessee higher education in the annual State of the State address before the Tennessee General Assembly on Monday evening. According to a press release from University President Sidney A. McPhee, MTSU performed an analysis of the address and its direct effects …